National robotics championship was held in Astana
National robotics championship was held in Astana. School students aged from 8 to 17 took part in the competition. In total, there were nearly 300 delegates from across Kazakhstan. Qualifying round of the international stage included three categories: the main, creative and robots football. Championship’s coordinator was Nazarabayev Intellectual Schools. The most gifted school students will enter the national team that will represent Kazakhstan in the World Robot Olympiad. This year, its final tournament will be held in Costa Rica in November.
NURDAULET ZHANAIDAR, CONTESTANT:
- This is not my first robotics competition. The first one was the Regional Robotics Championship. We have been preparing for long time.
KULYASH SHAMSHIDINOVA, CHAIRWOMAN, NAZARBAYEV INTELLECTUAL SCHOOLS JSC:
- It is the third Robotics competition that we are organizing. Previously we held it on the basis of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools. This year, we are holding it as part of EXPO 2017. We want children to see expo. 150 teams from all the regions are participating in the competition. There are also two teams from rural areas and 12 girls’ teams. The biggest team is from Almaty.